Effect of Donepezil on the Reorganization of Cognitive Neural Network in Patients With Post-Stroke Cognitive Impairment

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2007 by Samsung Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 17, 2007
Last Update Posted : September 17, 2007
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Samsung Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the efficacy and safety of donepezil on the recovery of cognitive function in patients with stroke and to delineate the neurophysiologic mechanisms of the therapeutic effect of donepezil on the recovery of cognitive network using functional neuroimaging technique.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Stroke Drug: Donepezil Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 80 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Ischemic stroke in the territory of right or left middle cerebral artery
  • Post-onset duration of the recent-onset stroke is over 3 months
  • Cognitive deficit ranged from 10 to 26 by minimal mental status examination (MMSE) score
  • Disturbance in activities of daily living (ADL) ranged 0.5 ~ 2.0 by clinical dementia rating (CDR) scale

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Severe internal carotid artery stenosis on the lesion side
  • Cardiac pacemaker or intracranial metal insertion
  • Post-stroke seizure disorder or any evidence of epileptic spikes on electroencephalography (EEG)

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00530478

Contact: Yun-Hee Kim, MD, PHD 82-2-3410-2818

Korea, Republic of
Samsung Medical Center Recruiting
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 135-710
Contact: Yun-Hee Kim, MD, PHD    82-2-3410-2818   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Samsung Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Suk Hoon Ohn, MD, MS Samsung Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Yun Hee Park, MD Samsung Medical Center Identifier: NCT00530478     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006-04-023
First Posted: September 17, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 17, 2007
Last Verified: July 2007

Keywords provided by Samsung Medical Center:
Cognitive function
Cognitive neural network

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Cholinesterase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Cholinergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Nootropic Agents